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Overview of noun amount

1. sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money -- (a quantity of money; "he borrowed a large sum"; "the amount he had in cash was insufficient")

2. amount -- (the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion; "an adequate amount of food for four people")

3. measure, quantity, amount -- (how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify)

4. sum, amount, total -- (a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers)

Overview of verb amount

1. amount -- (be tantamount or equivalent to; "Her action amounted to a rebellion")

2. total, number, add up, come, amount -- (add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000")

3. come, add up, amount -- (develop into; "This idea will never amount to anything"; "nothing came of his grandiose plans")

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